Little Sister Magdeleine

Pathway of Prayer with Little sister Magdeleine of Jesus (booklet)

Above all we will try to rediscover the passionate love that filled Little sister Magdeleine's prayer, because without that love, the fire turns to ashes!




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Spiritual childhood and the message of the crib (booklet)

This is a foundational text for the Little sisters and marks every aspect of their life and spirituality.


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Little sister Magdeleine of Jesus (booklet)

The main traits in the life story of Little sister Magdeleine of Jesus. Text including quotes from her own writings and many pictures.
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A 100 years ago Little sister Magdeleine was born.1898 -1998 (booklet)


A special issue of NewsNotes to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Little Sister Magdeleine's birth (April 26 1898).  read more »

He took me by the hand, Little sister Magdeleine's diary

'In writing this narrative I shall try to describe in the simplest terms how god used me to do his work. My story can be summed up in a few words:' The Lord took me by the hand and blindly I followed.'




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A Life that went beyond all Borders

1956 Tubet1956 Tubet

Throughout the life of Little Sister Magdeleine, a number of themes recur somewhat like leitmotifs. In a way, they confirm the fidelity with which she followed her vocation. As far as I am concerned, it is the leitmotif of the 'border' that impressed me the most.  read more »





The Green Booklet and the Renewal of Religious Life

Our political and literary history is criss-crossed by what we call manifestos, that is, writings that give the public a summary of new ideas incarnated in a movement of thoughts and works that mark an era.

In 1946, when the text of Little Sister Magdeleine which was to become known as the "Green Booklet" was published, we received it as a manifesto of a new concept of religious life. For my confreres and me, who were seminarians at the time, these pages seemed revolutionary and inflamed our enthusiasm.  read more »

Introducing the Constitutions

1972, with the 'mother house'1972, with the 'mother house'

The Constitutions of the Little Sisters of Jesus begin with this letter from Little Sister Magdeleine, their foundress.  read more »

Our roots in a Muslim world

1939 Touggourt1939 Touggourt

After 50 years of presence in Norway, the Little sisters close their community. To celebrate and thank God for all the tiny seeds sown in the ground a long standing friend decided to organize a study day for lay people with the aim of exploring how the spirituality of Brother Charlesspeaks to the lay person in today’s world.  read more »

Little Sister Magdeleine's life in pictures

Photos taken throughout Little Sister Magdeleine's life...  read more »